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Mama Lacona's Italian Restaurant

3825 121st St, Urbandale, IA 50323-2420
+1 515-270-0022
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“cavatelli” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
“baked ravioli” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
3825 121st St, Urbandale, IA 50323-2420
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

The service was friendly and efficient. Soup and salad were good. Downhill from there. Arrived about 12:15. Most of the buffet items were not properly replenished. Don't expect any white meat "fried chicken"---all legs and thighs when replenished (finally). Other buffet items were only average...More

Thank John38474
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I did the lunch buffet but have been here a few times. I was happy with the buffet (not every thing on it was great like the pizza for example) but enough on the buffet was and the price is right. For me , I...More

Thank IowaTravellinGuy
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We went a little early before 5 pm since it was a Saturday evening and we don't like crowds. We were seated right away and attended to promptly by a very friendly server Lindsey. There was music from The Godfather movie playing. They bring a...More

Thank texastam2015
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Two couples going out for supper. Chose Mama Lacona's. We used the coupon for pizza. First time having pizza at Mama's. We split 1/2 and 1/2. Glad to get Graziano sausage with green olives. My wife got Canadian Bacon and was very pleased that when...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Every once in a while our family goes to eat here when we want large-family-style portions of classic-Italian food... and usually we try to go on an off night so we can enjoy the food and just take our time. Last week, we went and...More

Thank FirstTime_BisND
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We frequently eat at Mama Lacona's. We have never had a bad meal or experience. We have young kids under the age of 10. We rarely have to wait for a table and they are very accommodating with kids. The baked Rigatoni and Cavetelli are...More

Thank krogersku
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Only go for Sunday brunch, which is excellent variety n fantastic on the taste buds. If looking for buffet on Sunday look no further than this place. Prime rid, fried chicken, pizza, waffles, desert, beacon, fish, lasagna, ribs, etc will not disappoint you. What might...More

Thank Dominic G
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch with a group all from out of town. What a great place. Table of 6 all ordered different dishes. Excellent food and atmosphere. They have some interesting specials and will plan on their Friday lunch buffet or weekend brunch. Located on a...More

Thank Jan F
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I attended with a group and we were seated in a separate room. A TV was available for viewing but we did not use. I ordered the Veal Parmesan which is rare to find on a menu in the Des Moines, IA area. It was...More

Thank torpdo
Reviewed 26 September 2016

we had heard some good things about Mama Lacona's. We always like to try local restaurants. While we did not have a bad meal, nothing was memorable. We had fettuccini alfredo, cavatelli and kids mac n cheese. Meals were decent, but honestly for the prices...More

Thank Sheplo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3825 121st St, Urbandale, IA 50323-2420
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Urbandale
  • Phone Number: +1 515-270-0022
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